Trump To Seek Execution Of Certain Drug Traffickers

President Trump is planning to seek the death penalty for some drug traffickers.

Washington, D.C. - On Sunday the White House announced that they intend to seek the death penalty for drug traffickers "where appropriate under the law," according to Fox News.

The White House also announced that the president would ask congress to lower the amount of drugs needed to trigger mandatory minimum sentencing.

Fox News reports that President Trump should make a formal announcement about the plan on Monday during his visit to New Hampshire.

During a visit to Pennsylvania on Wednesday, President Trump voiced support for cracking down on drug dealers.

"A drug dealer will kill two thousand, three thousand, five thousand people during the course of his or her life," President Trump said last week. "Thousands of people are killed, or their lives are destroyed, or their families are destroyed. So you can kill thousands of people and go to jail for thirty days."

"They catch a drug dealer, they don't even put him in jail," the president continued. "Think of it, you kill one person, you get the death penalty in many states or you get life imprisonment. You think of it - you kill five thousand people with drugs because you're smuggling them in and you're making a lot of money, and people are dying, and they don't even put you in jail, they don't do anything!"

"I don't think we should play games," President Trump concluded. "These people are killing our kids, and they're killing our families, and we have to do something."

The new plan to attack the opioid crisis will involve bolstering law enforcement in combating smuggling and trafficking, launching an education campaign, and improving federal funding for treatment.

Do you think that drug dealers and drug traffickers should be sentenced to death? We'd like to hear from you. Please let us know in the comments.

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bronx163
bronx163

There should be death penalty
And federal death penalty for trying to kill a cop or killing a cop.

bronx163
bronx163

And or his family

bronx163
bronx163

And no plea bargaining from not being put to death.
That way a liberal shit bag like in florida can not interfere with his or her bs social justice.

davidebrwn
davidebrwn

AWESOME. they ruin thousands of people's lives

FSchloss
FSchloss

I researched this a few years ago. Singapore has a drug problem that somehow is measured to be 1/100 of a percent the size of the problem in this country. The reason? If you're caught slingin' dope in Singapore, they hang you, and quickly. This significantly reduces the recidivism rate, for some reason. Decriminalizing drugs to reduce crime rates is shown to simply increase the number of users and dealers. Punching their sorry little tickets seems to send things in the opposite direction.